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Turner Gill out as KU football coach

His goal was to turn Kansas University football into a dynasty, but the experiment ended with him going down as one of the least successful coaches in school history.

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OSU set to introduce Urban Meyer as next football coach

Urban Meyer is returning to coaching — and to his roots.

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Thomas Robinson named Big 12 player of the week

Kansas forward Thomas Robinson was named the Big 12's player of the week, the conference announced Monday.

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KU players talk about Turner Gill

Kansas junior linebacker Toben Opurum — like many of his teammates — emerged from his final meeting with Turner Gill wishing he could have done more.

Sheahon Zenger has guts to hire Mike Leach

You can’t hire a football coach who is suing the network that holds the rights to some of your conference games and is suing a school in your conference. Why not? You just can’t. Oh, OK, just like you can’t fire a football coach two years into a five-year, $10 million guaranteed contract.

Gary Woodland helps U.S. end drought at World Cup

Matt Kuchar and Gary Woodland ended the United States’ 11-year drought in golf’s World Cup by shooting a 5-under 67 on Sunday to win by two strokes.

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KU men's basketball facing tough nonconference slate

Kansas University’s men’s basketball team, which has defeated Georgetown, UCLA and Towson, and lost to Kentucky and Duke so far this season, currently has played the eighth-toughest schedule in the country according to Jeff Sagarin.

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Angel Goodrich, KU women roll in Classic

Just a few minutes after the final horn sounded Sunday afternoon, marking the end of the Kansas University women’s basketball team’s 82-63 victory over Florida Atlantic, junior point guard Angel Goodrich applauded as her Jayhawk teammates, senior Aishah Sutherland and junior Carolyn Davis, were named to the all-tournament team at the conclusion of the three-day Basketball Travelers Classic.